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Archive: July 2010

Researchers give attention to worthy claws

July 15, 2010

 
In-depth studies of Maine lobsters aim to ensure the future of the state's most lucrative fishery.

By Beth Quimby bquimby@mainetoday.com
Staff Writer

 

When it is time to reproduce, the male lobster acts more like the male bowerbird than a crustacean.

 

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Diane Cowan, executive director of the Lobster Conservancy, inspects a lobster at the lobster pound at the Lobster Conservancy on Friendship Long Island.

Tim Greenway/Staff Photographer

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Diane...

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